Assignments

The Assignment tool is available in VIULearn under the Assessment menu. The Assignments tool allows your learners to submit files to you through VIULearn. You can see learners' submission times, download submissions to your computer, or view them online. Submission folders can be associated with rubrics, and you can return submissions with graded rubrics, grades and/or feedback. This tool eliminates the need to collect assignments in class or via email and helps you track when files were submitted.

Learn more about: Creating an Assignment Submission Folder

Learn more about: Viewing + Grading an Assignment Submission Folder

Learn more about: Providing Feedback for an Assignment Submission Folder

Quizzes

The Quizzes tool is available in VIULearn under the Assessment menu. The Quiz tool allows you to create online quizzes or self-assessments. Quizzes can be automatically graded or you can use questions that allow you to grade within VIULearn. You can use this tool to organize your questions for use with other tools like Self-Assessments or Surveys.

Learn more about: Writing Effective Quiz Questions

Learn more about: Using the Question Library

Learn more about: Creating Questions

Learn more about: Creating Quizzes

Learn more about: Editing + Managing Quizzes

Learn more about: Randomizing Your Quiz Questions

Learn more about: Understanding the Quiz Event Log

Grades

The Grades tool is available in VIULearn under the Assessment menu. As a faculty member you can determin how to set up your VIULearn Grades to best reflect your approach to evaluation, including the grading system and grade scheme that is most appropriate for your course. You can select how grades display to learners. You can create grade items for assignments, discussions, and quizzes within VIULearn; and you can create grade items for assessments and evaluations that are not linked to VIULearn activities.

Learn more about: Using the Setup Wizard

Learn more about: Creating Categories + Items

Learn more about: Viewing Your Gradebook

Learn more about: Manually Entering Grades

Learn more about: Creating a Custom Grade Scheme

ePortfolio

The ePortfolio tool is available in VIULearn from the My Home page menu. ePortfolio is a personal portfolio tools for storing, organizing, reflecting on, and sharing items that represent learning. Learners can include items such as documents, graphics, audio files, videos, presentations, and course work to demonstrate their improvement or mastery in certain areas.

Learn more about: ePortfolio

Class Progress

The Class Progress tool is available in VIULearn under the Assessment menu. The Class Progress tool helps track learners' progress in a course by measuring their completion of 9 different progress indicators. Faculty members can use Class Progress to track their students' overall progress and prepare progress reports, while learners can use Class Progress to keep track of all their course-specific assignments and feedback.

Learn more about: The Class Progress Tool

Gotchas

- You cannot import Likert questions to quizzes and self assessments because they are unique to surveys only.
- Solutions to questions are automatically omitted when questions are imported to surveys.
- Points value and difficulty level indicators are automatically omitted when questions are imported to self assessments and surveys
- If you want users to see hints to questions, you must select the check box allow Hints in the Properties tab when you create or edit quizzes and self assessments.

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